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ISIS takes control of Iraqi wheat supply

"Everything we built for 20 years using my salary and our farming -- it's all gone"

Rob Cox: Flurry of ski M&A aims to control weather

CEOs and corporate financiers revel in the power of the deal. One company, Vail Resorts, is taking the idea to extremes. By acquiring clusters of snowy U.S. retreats in different climates and selling “Epic” season passes, it is trying to smooth bumps caused by Mother Nature.

Reporter ‘Creeped Out’ After White House Told Her Not to Talk to Campaign Event Crowd

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Meg Kissinger, a 35-year veteran journalist working in Milwaukee, took to social media after an event where White House staff told her she could not ask the crowd questions.

An Undercover Disney Princess Shares the Secrets of Disneybounding

1 hour agoNews : CitizenSugar

Fashionable Disney fan Allison Erland aka Lady Damfino aka Snow White invites us into the secret world of "Disneybounding," and we can't get enough. First off, what is Disneybounding? "The easiest way to think of it is an outfit influenced by a Disney character. Show More Summary

Police in manhunt for ambush suspect find pipe bombs in woods

State police searching for a man accused of killing a state trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt.

Yes Means Yes Bill Aimed At Preventing Sexual Assault On College Campuses

A new California bill are taking a serious approach against sexual assault and rape on college campuses with SB967, also known as the “Yes Means Yes” law. Colleges in the state will need to adopt new procedures and training regarding...Show More Summary

China and Its Challenges

1 hour agoNews : Truthdig

China may be said to confront four current categories of challenge, with a possible return to horrors past.

Judge urged to accept guilty plea in U.S. embassy bombing case

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors urged a judge to accept a plea deal for an Egyptian man charged in connection with the deadly 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa, pressing for no more than 25 years in prison despite the judge's concern that it might be too lenient. Show More Summary

Growing wealth gap may threaten education’s role in social mobility

The idea that a college degree is a ticket to a middle-class lifestyle or that a good education can break generations-long cycles of poverty in a family is a lynchpin in stories of achieving the American Dream. But data show education...Show More Summary

Q3 2014 Ratings: Fox News Notches Historic Primetime Victory over USA and ESPN

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

This summer turned out to be anything but slow for the media business, and it looks as though Fox News benefited the most from what turned out to be an onslaught of major news stories.

During Which of Your Favorite Sitcoms Do Dems and GOP Advertise?

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

The Washington Post broke down some advertising stats to determine which TV shows Democrats or Republicans are more likely to advertise on.

Jeopardy's "What Women Want" Category Is Crazy Sexist

2 hours agoNews : CitizenSugar

Jeopardy is supposed to be the thinking person's game show. But on Monday night, it was more suited for neanderthals. The trivia show's "What Women Want" category came right out of the '50s, authoritatively declaring that women care about vacuum cleaners and clothes. Sexist clichés for 500, Alex. Check out some of the questions and answers now.

State of Superstition: Watch Iraq’s new anti-Islamic State parody music video

2 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

As Iraqi forces struggle to pin back the Islamic State group on the ground, Baghdad is taking its war against the jihadists to the airwaves with a television comedy series. The usually elusive Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi features prominently in the show, whose promoters argue that ridiculing the jihadist...

U.S. loosens civilian death policy in Syria, Iraq

2 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Yahoo News exclusive: New standards come after reports of women, children being killed by missile.

Kendrick Lamar Samples Preacher’s Speech, Getting Sued Because Of It?

Kendrick Lamar recently contributed a verse to Jeezy’s song “Holy Ghost,” which may result in another lawsuit for the rapper. According to, Kendrick Lamar’s remixed version of “Holy Ghost” begins with a sample from a speech from well-known preacher T.D. Show More Summary

California becomes first US state to ban plastic grocery bags

2 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Single-use plastic bags are set to disappear from California grocery stores over the next two years under a first-in-the-nation state law signed on Tuesday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, despite opposition from bag manufacturers. The law would ban grocery stores from handing out such bags with...

Reporter Finds Missing 10-Year-Old Boy While Covering Story

2 hours agoNews : Trending Now

Reporters sometimes face a dilemma: Witnessing events in their communities, they are tasked to report what they see, for their viewers and readers, without crossing any lines of involvement. But sometimes, on a human level, that is just not possible.

FBI Arrests StealthGenie Mobile Spyware App Maker, Disables Website

2 hours agoNews / Crime : FBI News Blog

The maker of a smartphone app that could surreptitiously monitor calls, texts, and videos on mobile phones was indicted in Virginia for allegedly conspiring to advertise and sell the spyware application.

Michael Phelps arrested for DUI in Baltimore

2 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Incident marks the second DUI arrest for the most decorated athlete in Olympic history

FBI Releases Study on Active Shooter Incidents

2 hours agoNews / Crime : FBI News Blog

The FBI has released a study of 160 active shooter incidents that occurred between 2000 and 2013 throughout the United States.

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